Getting Elastic: attention points for EP6.1.2 starters

For anyone who decided to start e-commerce with ElasticPath (version 6.1.2 in particular): if you’re digging though official documentation already trying to get an understanding of what the EP "ecosystem" is and what installation/configuration process should be – here are some quirks and highlight points that are worth knowing.

Points covered here are: system overview; URLs, ports, credentials configurations; localization configuration for indexing/searches.

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Liferay 5 portlets and expression language

Portlet EL
Short starter note about Liferay 5 portlets and expression language.

Today I tried Liferay 5.2.3 for a first time, and followed a simple instruction for creating and deploying a portlet for it. If you checked it out, you know it’s like “go to plugin SDK portlets folder, run create script, go see/modify view JSP and rest of stuff in portlet folder, run ant deploy, add and see your portlet” (-: , so all seems really simple and doesn’t require any particular knowledge.

But there is one stupid thing about it.
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